Why I love the window seat

Window or aisle? I choose window. Sure, you have a little less room than your neighbor on the aisle and the need to use the restroom mid-flight suddenly becomes a big ordeal, requiring the entire row to vacate. But you get a headrest in the form of the wall of the plane. Oh, and the view. You get the view, too.         … Continue reading Why I love the window seat

Abbie Synan: January 2014’s A Lady Away

A new segment for this new year, I’m excited introduce my readers to Abbie Synan. I first met Abbie at TBEX in Toronto last spring and was happy to reunite with her at TBEX in Dublin in October. Abbie is an energetic, fun and always has a hilarious story up her sleeve. This globe trotting giggler recently returned from exploring Europe and is setting out … Continue reading Abbie Synan: January 2014’s A Lady Away

Top 10 Moments From My European DTour

It was so hard to whittle this list down to only 10 highlights! I could have easily created a Top 10 list for each destination, or even each day! 10. Visiting the Charles Dickens Museum in London. Not only is Charles Dickens one of my favorite authors but I got to visit his former London home with fellow DTourist, Jen Lowthrop from She Gets Around! Since … Continue reading Top 10 Moments From My European DTour

A Visit to the Charles Dickens Museum

Known as perhaps the greatest author of the Victorian Age, Charles Dickens continues to be a household name. What high school graduate hasn’t read Great Expectations or A Tale of Two Cities or David Copperfield? And who has never seen one of the many versions of A Christmas Carol, ranging all the way from the staged version to the Muppets to the animated Disney version, … Continue reading A Visit to the Charles Dickens Museum

DTour Anticipation

Whenever I’m a week out from a trip I start playing the “A week from now I’ll be…” game with myself.  I can’t believe it – the past month has flown by – but I’m now able to do that in anticipation of my DTour! Well, a week from now I’ll be in Costa Brava, Spain – flying over Emporda, sipping Spanish reds, scuba diving, … Continue reading DTour Anticipation